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Opinion and analysis of spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy, by Anthony Colangelo.

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T+243: Live Show Announcement! Plus Virgin Orbit Nears the End, While Relativity Flies Terran 1

I share some big news about MECO and Off-Nominal live at Space Symposium 2023, and then dive into some recent launch stories: Relativity’s first flight of Terran 1, and Virgin Orbit nearing its end.

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T+242: NASA’s FY2024 Budget Request (with Casey Dreier)

Casey Dreier of The Planetary Society joins me to talk about the NASA FY2024 budget request and what it means for Artemis, the ISS, and planetary science.

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T+241: ULA on the Market

Eric Berger has three sources saying United Launch Alliance is being shopped around the market right now, so I kick around some thoughts on who may buy ULA, if an offer comes to fruition.

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T+240: NSSL Phase 3, and a New Glenn Check In

The Space Force rolled out the draft RFP for Phase 3 of the National Security Space Launch program, and it looks pretty good! Elsewhere, NASA selected New Glenn to launch ESCAPADE in 2024, so I check in on the state of things over at Blue Origin—as always, it’s about the engines.

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T+239: Space Policy with Lori Garver

Lori Garver, former NASA Deputy Administrator, joins me to talk about a whole host of space policy topics, including Artemis and lunar politics, the legacies of Commercial Cargo and Crew, the status of Commercial LEO Destinations, and also Lance Bass.

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